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later, what kind of policing do you call this? a new human rights report says too many of india's place are abusive and failing at their job. a hollywood actress takes send moo on the road. >> cinema is for everybody and everywhere. we are knowing how few opportunities there are for people to realize how incredibly wise cinema is. >> hello. a secretive come nist state with nuclear ambitions which has been playing fast and loose with the rest of the world. today they have been playing host to bill clinton, the most senior visitor in a decade. he met north korean leader, kim jong-il and secured a pardon for the journalists arrested. we have this report from washington. >> bill clinton arrived in north korea in an unmarked jet. he carried with him the hopes of american diplomacy in a very dangerous corner of the world. mr. clinton met kim jong-il, north korea's mysterious leader. it is an extraordinary noment. there hasn't been a visit to pyongyang by such a high profile american in years. >> this obviously is a very sensitive topic. we will hope to provide some more detail at a later poin
too many of india's police are abuse and failing at their jobs. >> parts of india have been modernizing past. the police force is still antiquated, ill-equipped and underresourced and under real pressure to fight crime. that's why some offices are cutting corners. >> and it's the people's photo shoot. why one of britain's top celebrity snappers is turning his camera on a thousand members of the public. >> hello to you. right now north korea's state news agency is reporting the country's leader kim jung il has issued a special pardon to two jailed american journalists, sentenced to 12 years hard labor for crossing the border from china illegally. now, this in the midst of a surprise trip to north korea by former u.s. president bill clinton and an historic meeting with the country's reclusive and its believed ailing leader. mr. clinton also met with two american journalists, laura ling and euna lee in what's being described as a very emotional meeting. these two women have been held in pyongyang since march. they had already begun serving a 12-year sentence with hard labor. le
looking at 8% this year. >> this year. so maybe up to 9, maybe -- >> well,. >> and india is doing the same, do you think or is that -- >> i don't know. mi far less familiar with what is going on. but i think having had the election in india which the first time has given them a pretty strong mandate in the government, i think they will be able to move ahead much more easily than in the past where there have been so many political factions fighting to try and be on top of things. so i think india has the ability now to get into much stronger position than it was in beforehand. >> most people look at india and china as leading the economic recovery. and perhaps brazil coming in and then the united states and they see europe lagging. >> well, i would agree with you about this. china, india, brazil. i think they are already showing it. they are already goinging that far. 9 united states knew far better than i how things are going. but you still see both in the united states and in europe news of job layoffs and although the financial sector seems to be in less bad shape, let's put it that way,
has new confirmed more than 1,000 deaths from h1n1 swine flu worldwide. on monday india confirmed its first death, a teenage girl in the city of puna. that caused pan ig among people cuing -- que -- queuing outside the hospital. and a man who killed four people including himself ate women's exercise class in pennsylvania spoke about crimes on his web site. and a patient at an addiction center in india -- in china has been beaten to death by his counselors. >>> a former military commander has told the bbc palestinian children are routinely mistreated while in custody. >> many palestinian children throw stones at some time or another, many to vent frustration alt the occupation of their homes on the west bank. the targets? israeli soldiers. israeli soldiers have come right to the barrier now to throw their gas cannisters. people all around us have just disappeared, run away from the spoke smoke. over there you can see the palestinian children are continuing to throw stones. when stones are thrown, a military raid often follows. usually late at night as you see in this footage we obtaine
swine flu worldwide. this week, india confirmed its first death, a teenage girl. the announcement led to panic and scuffle. a new trial started in moscow over the killing of the investigative journalist, a staunch critic of the kremlin. the retrial was necessary after an overturned acquittal of the three men accused of involvement in the killing. huge crowds turned out in the philippines as they paid their last respects to be former president. she led the power up writing in 1986. an indian court sentenced two men and women to death for their part in the mumbai bombings of 2003 which killed 52 and injured hundreds. investigators said that all three had links to a pakistan- based terrorist group. more details from delhi. >> the attack in 2003 was devastating. bombs were planted inside two taxis. one detonated at the city's main jewelry market at the height of the business hours, leaving behind a trail of destruction. the second of the mainland parks, the gateway of india. more than 50 people were killed, and nearly 118 wounded. last week, courts convicted the three suspects of planting
,. >> and indias doing the same, do youhink or is that -- >> ion't know. mi far les familiar with what is going on but i think havi had the election inndiahich the first time has giv them a pretty strg mandate in the governmenti think they will be able to move ahe much me easily than in the past wre there have been so many political factions fighting to try and be on top of thing so i think india hashe ability noto get into much stronger position than it was in befehand. >> most people look at india and china as leading the economicecovery. and perhaps brazil coming i and then the united states and they see eure lagging. >> well, i wouldgree with yoabout this. ina, india, bzil. i thi they are already showing it. they a already goinging that far. 9 united states knew far better than i h things are ing. but you still see bo in the united stas and europe news of j layoffs andlthough theinancial sector seems to be in less bad shape, let's put it that way, the realconomy, one hopes against hope that things a going to look better. but you still kee reading about job layoffs. and until that allyurns,
's left hundreds dead. >>> plus, anger boiling over in india right now at the way one of the country's biggest stars was treated by u.s. immigration officials we're learning new details right now of the incident that's grown to a real international controversy. i'm wolf blitzer in cnn's commander for breaking news, politics, and extraordinary reports from around the world. you're in "the situation room." >>> he's been focusing like a laser beam on health care reform, but for a brief time today, president obama put america's servicemen and women front and center speaking at the convention in phoenix and vowing more money and help for vets struggling to deal with life after combat. let's go to our senior white house correspondent, ed henry. what was the president's basic message to the vets? >> reporter: urging more patience in afghanistan, a war that has been going almost eight years, the president telling me that the fighting is fierce, that the u.s. will not defeat the tlaliban overnight. out here on the streets of the convention center, some of the groups that used to stalk preside
now in india. people say this is totally outrageous. but some are saying perhaps it's a bit cynical, but was some of this drummed up to promote his new documentary? so what do you think? i think i'll go with the basic package. good choice. only meineke lets you choose the brake service that's right for you. and save 50% on pads and shoes. meineke. >>> welcome back to the most news in the morning. milwaukee's mayor is home from the hospital this morning. tom barrett was admitted over the weekend after being attacked at the state fair by a length of steel pipe. it happened when the mayor came to the aid of a woman screaming for help. he suffered a fractured hand along with cuts and bruises. >>> the wife of south carolina governor mark sanford is opening up in the latest issue of "vogue." she's willing to forgive her husband after he confessed with an extra-marital affair with an argentinian woman but the ball is in his court if he wants to save her marriage. she never thought her husband would do anything like that because the person she married was, quote, centered on a core of moral
employees are in india. >> the majority of our employees. >> how did you feel when president obama earlier this year talked about providing tax benefits for companies that provide jobs in boulder rather than bombay? >> look, i think that the critical thing to focus on here is how do we get the economies of the world around the world healthy most quickly. the quickest way to do that is to give companies in different parts of the world access to the best talent regardless where that talent is located around the world. there is tremendous talent available in the united states and we are active employers here in the united states. we have 12,000 people in the united states. but equally we've got talent around the world in india, in china, latin america. and we think the best way for to us help our clients be stronger businesses is by givinging you access to that global talent pool. >> state of economy, where are we when you look around the world in terms of whether or not we're going to finally recover here? >> i don't have a crystal ball on the economy. our planning assumption is that the eco
they are not laid out effectively in the bill, or nobody has effectively exploited, or i am a driveling india, which could be dr.$(lc@&+ they have not explained it. -- or i m&a driveling idiot, which could be true. -- or i am a driveling india. >> this president is the most gifted communicator in my lifetime -- idiot. çhe has the ability to explain do. greta: you are right. he is acting like a know what all and that we should just accept it, and that is the problem. -- he is acting like a know it all. >> i think he has overreached. i think this will be a very bad summer for barack obama. greta: tucker, thank you. up next, the best of the rest. that is tucker's favorite segments. what do you keep in your freezer? lots of money? plus, check out this video. what are these people building? it is this is my verizon small business specialist, tom. now, i know the catering business but when i walked in here i wasn't sure what i needed. i'm not sure what i need. tom showed me how to use mifi to get my whole team working online, on location. i was like, "woah". woah ! only verizon wireless has small busine
faces 40 lashes. >>> and from india, a human rights group charged today that the police system in that country needs some major overhaul to meet international standards. human rights watch said that while india is modernizing rapidly the police continue to use old methods including abuse and threats. it said the police sometimes detained people illegally, torture and kill suspects and refused to investigate crimes against the politically powerful. the indian government had no immediate response. >>> was the british government complicit in the torture of terror suspects in a secret work conducted by western intelligent agencies over the last eight years? that question was raised after the release of a pakistani man ben yan mohammed from american custody at guantanamo bay, cuba. when mohammed returned to britain, he sued the government in a test case claiming the intelligence agency, mi5 was involved in his interrogations. while government claims its got nothing to hard a parliamentary commission is now calling for an independent investigation as we hear from andrew thomas of itn
-- countries are getting. >> austrian doubles pair pulled out of the world badminton championships in india due to concerns about security. they withdrew from but torment following the lead of the eight- strong england team that flew home after citing a specific terrorist threat. tennis, nadal's returned to the court lasted only 36 minutes -- it was curtailed not to an injury to him but his opponent. he had not played competitively since is french open defeat. his says his knees felt okay during the time spent on the court. but is opponent had to retire. next match against germany's philip -- that is all the sport for now. >> thank you did a summary of the top story -- the libyan man convicted of the lockerbie bombing is likely to be freed on compassionate grounds next week. the bbc understands. al-magrahi, who has terminal prostate cancer is serving life for killing 270 people when pan am flight 13 exploded. the scottish minister said developments were complete speculation. >> funding for this presentation was made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu, t
are the jobs? so the president has gone to india to tell people -- indiana to tell people that they are one of the states that will be getting quite a bit of the stimulus monday, that there will çbe incentives available for te building of batteries and battery-powered cars. that is what he is there to say. that part of the country is suffering heavily. unemployment in the area is near 20%, just about double the rest of the country. as we prepare for his remarks, let us go to our white house correspondent. mike emanuel, what else do we expect to hear from the president? >> president obama is bringing great news to the country -- company. they will begin a $39 million grant work on manufacturing electric trucks. that means when the company is fully manufacturing them, it will be able to create more jobs in the area. the company manufactures rv's. obviously, that industry took a huge hit when gasoline prices shot up, and the recession hit hard. the company had to let go a lot of people, manufacturers went out of business, and then navistar came in, but the area is still suffering from unempl
, focused on india when they ought to be focused on the jihadists -- >> where do you see it headed? >> i see the united states desperately keeping it from just imploding into civil war. >> very reassuring, evan.  >> yeas are 68, nays are 31. >> the world's greatest deliberative body gives its consent to the first hispanic to serve on the nation's highest court, and the third woman. 31 of the 40 republicans voted no, including orrin hatch. >> such activity, judging with uncertainty and instability in the law, and the result is an activist judicial philosophy that i cannot support, and that the american people rejected. >> if you voted for her, the national rifle association threatens to get your free if you voted against her, you could set yourself up for trouble with hispanic voters. >> john mccain was the biggest surprise to me. when lindsey graham, the senator closest to him on the judiciary committee, came out for her. there were only nine republicans who voted for justice sotomayor. four of them are retiring. i think that in itself is revealing. it remains a concern for republicans, w
, in an interview with mian india apologized to the north koreans. >> the young women have apparently admitted that they probably did trespass, so they are deeply regretful and we are very sorry this happened. >> hillary clinton was heavily involved in securing the release of ling and lee, and president clinton said he wanted to engage with the north koreans, but instead they conducted a nuclear test, fired a long-range missile and a flurry of short and medium range rockets. that's why some are worried about the messa they might get from clinton's visit. >> we could get in a situation of a moral hazard where by rewarding bad behavior we are only going to get more of it. >> that could be true, but tonight, with two young women hours away from what will surely be an emotional reunn, the families of laura ling and euna lee said they're counting the seconds to hold them in their arms. i'm martha rad dits for "nightline." >> the plane is expected to touch down in burbank, california, around 6:45 a.m. eastern time. late this evening, president obama praised clinton's trip as very fine work. >>> when
to micromanage what we can and cannot do in our lives. neil: we have a monsoon in india, and we have had adverse weather that was affecting the price of this stuff long before the rumors of what the administration was trying to do on imports. >> you are right. this is a longstanding bonehead policy we have had of having price supports that makes sense only for political reasons because they help the farmers in the upper midwest and cane farmers, but the fact is we are now at a crisis point. world prices are the highest they have been in 30 years -- oil prices are the highest they have been in 30 years. we are still paying a boat load in the u.s. because of these policies we have. neil: you can educate me. is it what they are doing or what countries like brazil are doing, you know, shipping a lot of their attention to at an all -- ethanol and taking a lot of corn out of the market? i talked about the weather in india and how that is affecting things. that may be where they are looking at a plot where there might not be one. >> i do not think it is a plot. i would not go that far, and the biggest
medicine. last week after working for years only with the generic drug companies principally in india and south africa, we announced our first big agreement with a large pharmaceutical company, pfizer, the biggest of all, has agreed to work with us to cut the price by 60% of the only drug we know that is affected at treating tubular chlorosis with people who have had aids for a long time. in other cases, all this medicine almost makes the conditions were spread half a million people die from this disease who have aids. the interactions of the madison and the t.b. medicine is often not good. the fact that they were willing to cut the price 60% will save a couple hundred thousand lives a year within two years. that is answering the how question. we tried to do the same thing in climate change where we are working with 40 cities around the world to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by retrofitting public housing, or big public buildings, or changing the street lights, or putting in new led streetlights in los angeles, or making ports more efficient, are working on better public transportat
popular people in the world. i remember when he went to india. he became such a national hero in india that indians forgot about their own leaders at that time. when he went to ireland, the same thing. he's a very charming person. he is a very likable person. you see his body language. he disarms you. so he was just the right person for our country to use to free these young ladies. >> larry: couple of other notes. franklin, how's your dad? how's billy graham? >> well, thank you for asking, larry. he's doing quite well. he'll be 91 this year of course but his mind is still clear, sharp. he remembers everything and he loves you and he's watching tonight. >> larry: your mother passed when? >> two years ago this past june. my father misses her so very much. she was his soulmate. they were partners in life together. they really had a real love story. he was i think more in love with her the last few years of their marriage than they were when they first were married. a great lover to. she was an incredible lady. a lot of fun. >> larry: she was. deepak, what part in all of this do you think
-- the manufacturing jobs that were in america and were moved to countries like india and china. i think that they are experiencing an industrial revolution much like what we saw in the 20th-century. i think that they are developing a middle-class while we are losing our middleclass. i also think that for an economy to do well, there has to be a strong middle-class. that is indicative when you look at consumer spending indexes. we just don't have the money. we don't have the dollars because we don't have manufacturing jobs that developed are middle-class. guest: that is exactly right. that is the essence of the book, which is that china and india have replicated the success in developing this industrialized economy. by opening of their labor force to more exploitation, it does speak to the myth of gdp. you have a growth but poverty grows at the same time. the loss of manufacturing jobs is really such a central element to both this recession and the declining living standards in terms of the exploitation of people, but declining marriage rates, unraveling of our society and many other cou
type that india is looking to purchase. >> reporter: and the same type that now functioned last year, killing 20 people onboard. eric wortham works for the naval institute and wrote a book on the world's combat ships. he said by sending subs to the east coast. >> they're showing our submar e submarines are still viable, our ships are powerful. and this is why you can still view russian weapons as something you can purchase. >> reporter: russian subs haven't been this close to the u.s. coast in over ten years. >> there's abeffon effort to pr force around the world. >> i tell you no one is alarmed by it because nobody is. >> reporter: this is about making money, not war. india used to buy planes from russia but inked a $2 billion for the seller of this aircraft, the seller, american company, boeing. >> russia is concerned that foreign customers are not looking to them anymore as a leader in the export market. >> these subs are in international rat waters and paf regular control. india is releasing two of the subs with the option to buy. joe, kiran. >> chris lawrence, thank you so much
. we will start right on time. the ambassador from india is here. [laughter] [applause] but councilman jack evans is here. [applause] we have representatives from different embassies, as well. let me begin this morning by introducing our special guest, dr. christina romer. as many of you may know, she is the chair of the council of economic advisers. that position was established by the employment act of 1946 where it was decided that the president of united states needed independent, objective economic analysis and advice. from the time that the council was greeted the late 40's, it has had some of the most distinguished economists serving in that position. it has had a long history of very distinguished economists and dr. romer is within the tradition. she is what the best known economists in the country and one of the best known macro economist in the country. she served for 20 years as a member of the faculty of the university of california, berkeley. in that position, she became an expert on the depression, the causes and consequences, and how the u.s. government responded. she ca
in india. >> yes. >> charlie: developing a little sedan for $2,300. >> right, right, right. >> where do you put that in the whole equation of where the future of cars are? >> well i think it is a good idea to have affordable cars. >> you know, i think the problem with something like nana, tata, not a problem i think it is a great idea, a and he is a gentleman and a scholar. >> charlie: all of those i agree with. it is hard no to. >> yes. exactly. i think what as we look at the gasoline of the price of that rising, and i think oil -- >> and inevitable -- do you have some assumptions in your own calculations as to where oil will level off? >> i think it will exceed the numbers we have seen last year. >> 144? >> oh, yeah. sure. absolutely, i think we will see it approach $200 and beyond. >> charlie: by 2010, 11, 12? something like that? >> whenever the next boom is, as i say the next boom is four years from now, it will be around that point. >> charlie: of all of your businesses, which one do you care the most about? >> well, right now, my time is split roughly evenly between tesla and space x
and could provide for her family, a single mother. her job is now in india. those x-rays are emailed every night to india, and all those ladies who did that job are out of work. my grandmother in tyler, texas, this week we had a meeting of the family. she had a stroke and has been in intensive care in a long-term nursing facility. her medicare will not pay for her to be there anymore unless we put her in long term. she has to switch over to medicaid. my mother and her two brothers had to figure out, can we afford to have a nurse come to the home so my grandmother can pass away with dignity, or do we have to leave her in a nursing home and hope medicaid can pick up. this is not feel sorry for chuck rocha. everybody in this hall can tell that same story at some level. my family is not the only one having that meeting. their families all over the country having that meeting, and we need health care reform now. [applause] it is up to us, the people in this room. you have the power, just like the unions had the power and young people in this country have the power. we do have the backbone. we d
there watching. like the opening ceremonies of the olympics. there you have it. that's india for you. america's strangest or the world's strangest country. they say and this is a sad angle. the sport is dying out in india. this is -- as young people move on to more conventional games like volleyball and soccer. the elders, tossing babies. right. elders in the community trying to keep it alive, the wonderful tradition. >> keep hope alive. >> what about tickle fighting? >> it's an nerf opportunity. >> it is. good thinking. >> so who's ahead in the fight? the strangest -- >> india is. i don't consider it a fight. used to be japan. they make useless robots. dances with you. india with things like that and the baby tossing, far, far ahead at this point. >> no doubt about it. thank you, willie. i'm sure mika's going to -- let's just say i don't want to be here monday when mika gets in. going to be a little chill. >> i don't think so. >> yeah? >> i think she likes open, openness, honesty. >> it's her paris hilton family. >> you should do a pillow fight on the set, willie and mika. >> beat the hell o
... for your free brochure. >>> here's a look at hot shots. in india, a child wearing a mask is carried as she waits to be tested for swine flu. in cincinnati, police and fire crews worked together to clean up a white substance flowing out of the sewers. in russia, president dmitry medvedev visits a bakery. and in london, the director of a new show, "walking with dinosaurs" poses for a picture before opening night. this hour's hot shots, pictures worth a thousand words. >>> the ordeal of two american journalists held for five months in north korea was wrenching for their families, and perhaps most difficult for the 4-year-old daughter of euna lee. cnn jeanne moos takes a most unusual look. >> reporter: getting a ride from dad, who himself was shaking with nervous energy, peering like a deer in the headlights at humongous hangar doors that you're told is carrying your mother. >> what really strikes me, is just watching that little girl. >> reporter: the women coming home were the news, but the kid meeting her mom was the star. >> their adorable, 4-year-old daughter, hanna. >> reporter: adorable
in december. there are international negotiations. i do not know how to get china and india to come along. if they will go along with it and we will not lose all and we will not lose all manufacturers to china understand, china is the number one and matter of this pollution. not the united states. india is even more adamant about not doing anything. then, we lose our jobs. we want to get china under the umbrella. number two, it takes the 2/3 vote in the united states senate to get it done. there is some protection for our industry and some protection for our consumers if we do it through international treaty. >> glad to see you again today. i am a veteran. i am very proud to be a veteran. [applause] i belong to the american legion. in order for a person to be called a veteran that has to serve in the military, there are lots of people that are called veterans that cannot belong to the american legion. congress after world war roman one set up the american legion. is the largest veterans' organization in the world. we have a lot of people. in order to belong to the american legion, you had
and india, you have to have a strategy for economic growth and development in a periodic and serious challenges. our argument is that we want that build a safe and prosperous future, we need to create the most productive, most creative, must entrepreneurialism, pro- market economy that runs on smart an effective economic regulation. let me be clear. i believe that if you set out and say what would maximize the number of law entrepreneurs in america, there are ways to do that. what would maximize the number of businesses created by small businesses, there are ways to do that. if you said, how can i have the most continuous process of innovation, we know how to do that. it just does not fit the political elite definition of the future, which is high tax, big bureaucracy, and politician- centered. long term, we won the budgetary reform legislation. more than a dozen bills introduced to establish entitlement and budget commission's, but it all the legislation did was have the same all conversation with in the same old frameworks, you impact would not achieve very much. you end up with an
to their constituents. they are not even willing to hear the objections of those who vote them in india that did not bode too well for one of retreat -- marie antoinette. as you know, she was for a single-payer system. steve moore, are we witnessing history repeating itself? >> well, i certainly do not want any of the democrats to vote for the obama health-care plan to have their heads guillotined off, but what are they not listening to their constituents, neil? and as you know, many have canceled their town hall meetings. they do not want to hear what the constituents have to say. they know that they are angry. we have a representative form of government, and he can vote any way he wants. he was properly elected. that is the way we have elections. the way they could figure tivoli have their heads cut off is in the next election, when voters have a chance to strike back. -- the way they could figure actively have their heads cut off. -- figuratively have their heads cut off. neil: even prior to the pearl harbor, some were sitting in we have a duty and obligation to be there, fighting these guys
the same lecture to those in india or china where the populations are running at four times? >> there is actually a little tidbit in the study that says it is much more important for a u.s. man or woman to have fewer children because american children use a lot more resources and children in developing countries. neil: if you create more people in those developing countries, they get to be developed. meanwhile, we are hunkering down and there are fewer of us to be a gas station attendants. before you know it, we have a big problem. >> this is not a new idea. this is something that keeps popping up. this is like the whole population bomb theory. people were asking questions during the hearing saying if you really believed that. they talk about really wacky things like sterilizing drinking water, for example. when you ask these scientists or people in this community, why would you do this, they say, we're not advocating any kind of law. we're scientists. we think about this. that is what the white house told me. neil: on the flip side, it would not surprise me fewer people and
the economy, reduce the number of jobs, weaken the businesses, guarantee that china and india will outcompete us in of the world market and the only alternative to that is real change. you're not going to be able to get cleverly from here to a better future, as long as the system, whether it's at the state level or the federal level is dominated by structures of special interest, whose entire future is a function of bigger bureaucracies, more spending and higher taxes, so i hope i've at least made 18 nibble case that what we need is a dramatic level of change. what i would like to do is take a five minute break and come back for c-span, but i appreciate you giving us this much time to outline the initials, and then we'll start with questions right after the break. [applause] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] >> our liver coverage of this forum on the government budget process will continue in a moment. former house speaker newt gingrich will take questions from the audience an we'll continue our live coverage in just a moment. in the meantime, here's a conversation about the
, after working for years only with the generic drug -- a drug companies in india and south africa, we announced our first agreement with a large pharmaceutical company, pfizer who have agreed to work well us to cut the price by 60% of the only drug we know that is effective in treating tuberculosis in people who have had aids for a long time. in other cases, all this medicine almost makes the conditions worse. half a million people a real died of tuberculosis who have aids. the interactions of the madison and the tb medicine are disastrous, especially if they have advanced cases. the fact that they were willing to come with me and cut the price of this 60% will save a couple of thousand -- a couple of hundred thousand lives a year in a few years. that answers how much money you do or don't have and make it go as far as possible. we tried to do the same thing in climate change where we are working with 40 cities around the world to produce greenhouse gas -- -- to reduce greenhouse gas emissions or changing the street lights or putting in led street lights in los angeles or making the p
if we don't have an energy policy. china and india are pressed to take the rest of our jobs. their energy policy will hand them to them. because we won't compete. available, affordable energy. it's the mother's milk of the future of our country. and if we don't have a vibrant country we will never have the resources to pay down the debt. if we don't drill, opec will. [applause] >> ladies and gentlemen, please welcome to the stage national blogger with hot air.com ed forcey. ♪ ♪ >> good morning. i hope you're enjoying a great lineup here for americans for prosperity foundation. what a great conference. absolutely. so i'm thinking to myself, americans for prosperity. i don't know, some of you may remember a time when that would have been considered a redundsy. americans for prosperity. it's like saying swimmers for getting wet weather. america was built for prosperity. this is the thing that people don't remember, a lot of people don't think about. some people just flat out deny. america was built for prosperity. people will tell you that american prosperity was an acciden
. it will have a big impact on our economy and our jobs. i call this the full employment act for india and china. what we are going to do if we pass this bill, and by the way, we talk about what the greatest threat to freedom is this is that the health care bill or the capt. trade bill? they are both huge threat, but i think the capt. trade is even more -- i think the cap and the trade is even more dangerous. you'll know that it will haven't -- not have an impact on global climate change because factories and plants and facilities in so many of the things of our manufactured in our industrial sector will move from the united states and will move to china and will move to india and indonesia and it is interesting because i follow these global climate packs and when you go to these things, there is only one thing the rest of the world can agree on. they want the united states to go first. they want us to drop off the close first. that is why the day that the u.s. house of representatives passed that capt. trade bill -- that cap and trade bill, they had parades' in the streets in india. i hope that
in india before it moved southeast -- indy before moveling southeast. and as you can see lined up behind it, another batch of thunderstorms going to come in as we head through the evening hours. already six and 8 inches worth of rain. they have had a lot of water rescues going on. church hill downs is under water and the university of louisville had to be shut down for the day. >>> thanks. the debate is under way in the senate on the first hispanic nominee to the supreme court. most republicans are in opposition but democrats voting in fay very of the historic confirmation. >>> the senate is about to start debate on president obama's first supreme court nominee. despite republican head winds, judge sonia sotomayor is expected to sail through confirmation process. >> she develop add 17 year record as a moderate, mainstream judge. >> reporter: with democrats soldly behind her, it is all but certain. six gop senators will cross party lines to vote for her, far fewer tandem crates and white house hoped for. sotomayor's north sotomayors nomination is causing some to cross the line. >> reporte
considering countries in the region like pakistan or india or russia or china? >> the commander -- this is a commander's review of his area of responsibility, which is limited to afghanistan. that is what this assessment is on. it is an assessment of the situation on the ground as general mcchrystal and his team see it. >> we're looking at additional more troops -- >> i am laughing at the hammering and drilling. >> president karzai was saying they might need additional resources. >> if it is determined by the commander that he needs additional resources to complete his mission, that request will be made to the normal chain of command. it will go up through cencom, be validated along the way, and the secretary will make a determination whether or not he recommends to the president additional troops. . . . ?Ñ?Ñ?Ñ?Ñ?Ñ?Ñ?Ñ?Ñ?Ñ?Ñ?Ñ?Ñ?Ñ?Ñ?Ñ?Ñ >> is a secretary in touch with countries like india for additional resources? >> i don't know of any communication with india. if he is satisfied with the progress, and i don't think anybody is satisfied with progress, i think wh
from mexico. the future of america is in jeopardy. we do not have an energy policy. china and india are pressed to take the rest of our jobs. their energy policies will handle this because we will not compete. available, affordable, energy. that is the future of this country. we will never have the resources to pay down the debt if we do not have a piper economy. but we do not grill, -- drill, opec will. >> ladies and gentlemen, welcome national logger -- blogger. >> good morning. i hope you are enjoying a great lineup. what a great conference we are having, right? absolutely. i am thinking to myself, americans for prosperity some of you may remember a time when that would have been considered a redundancy, americans for prosperity. that is like say slimmers for getting wet. -- saying swimmers for guessing what. america was built for prosperity. american prosperity was an accident of history and geography. we did happen to land on a continent with a lot of natural resources. you just have to know how to use them. we happen to build a mighty arsenal of the market sea around the world
. >> you travelled around, germany, france, india, the uk, what did you notice. what kind of recommendations did you get about how they would go about treating it? >> everybody approached it differently. several countries would have done the same high-tech procedures, operation that an american doctor recommended. much less, 1/6 of the cost, 1/8 of the cost. in britain, the doctor told me to live with it. you're living your life. not going to fix this. good care in canada, not if you're only hurt. n only if you're acutely sick. he said i'll send you to the orthopedist, it will take six to nine months. >> india -- japan, i believe, they wanted to try other things first. india, alternative medicine. herbal remedies and massage. >> that's right. we did herbal medicine for five weeks. six guys massaged my shoulder with warm oil every day. it worked. more movement and less pain out of it. and the japanese insurance system would have paid for that. they paid for acupuncturacupunc shots -- japan covers everything. that's the broadest choice of any health care system i have ever s
. host: hobart, indiana. george on the india line. caller: good morning, gentlemen. glad you took my call. i just don't understand for one thing, mr. pappas. how come there is no flexibility between the parties when i have -- my wife and i have two insurance companies, employer insurance companies and we are consumed almost virtually 20% of our gross income, we are not talking about shared costs. or pharmaceutical or anything catastrophic that would happen to us. we are still going to be placed into bankruptcy. why isn't there some sort of consideration? why can't the two chambers of the house come to some sort of compromise to where we are put in a sunset or triggering mechanism to where we could try this new system of universal healthcare coverage? i don't want to use socialism because it is such a key word, a buzzword for a lot of medicaid and medicare people. they think that they are not part of the socialist medicine group. guest: what george just shared with us, i think, is very important and it reminds me of my parents' own situation. my parents live in massachusetts where they ha
in india, and an awful lot of the doctors doing it were educated here. >> but does the president have to look beyond the rich for taxes? >> well, yeah. there's just -- the middle class bears the real burden here. that's why the middle class is getting hurt. and what you keep hearing, i take the subway in the morning, and people, everybody talks about what their complaints are. it's new york. and paying taxes is something nobody likes. now, they like the services that taxes pay for, but you have to have the burden -- everybody's going to have to sacrifice, everody's going to have to reach in their pocket if we're going to have a city and country of the future. >> does he have to reconsider that promise not to raise taxes on the middle class? >> i think we'll see down the road. in the end, the president has to deal with the reality and some of the things are beyond his control. he makes commitments, and he tries to live up to them, and i think the courage of being able to say, look, the world is different than what i anticipated or what it was before and i'm going to have to face that,
that was coming out of the state department?" and i think about two weeks ago in india i sat down with hillary clinton. that's when she was talking about the north koreans as unruly children and saying things like that. she also issued an apology to the north koreans. she may not call it an apology, but she basically said "we're very sorry this happened." so i think there were a lot of demands coming from the north koreans. i mean, this is a very serious thing here holding these two journalists. everybody is very happy they were released. but there was a lot of back channel going on and i know evan knows a lot more about that than i do. >> rose: i'm going to get to that. but what is the take on what we gained from clinton's conversation with kim jong il? >> well, they met for about an hour and a half and they had that v.i.p. state dinner. so they certainly didn't talk about just the release of these journalists. i mean, that was pretty much a done deal before he went over there. they wouldn't have gone over there if he didn't believe he was coming back with those journalists. i think president
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